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6. Fighting

6. Fighting  

Harry Sidebottom

in Ancient Warfare: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2004
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776045
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192804709.003.0006
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192804709
It wasn't until John Keegan's book The Face of Battle was published in 1976 that historians started to look at battle from the perspective of the ordinary soldier. ‘Fighting’ looks at ... More
7. ‘People should know when they are conquered’: the reinventions of the Western Way of War

7. ‘People should know when they are conquered’: the reinventions of the Western Way of War  

Harry Sidebottom

in Ancient Warfare: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2004
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776045
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192804709.003.0007
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192804709
Psychology plays an important part in victory and defeat in ancient warfare. Despite what many people are led to believe by depictions of classical warfare in films and books, genocide was ... More
3. What is an angel?

3. What is an angel?  

David Albert Jones

in Angels: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777301
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199547302.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199547302
Angels are not gods, they are spiritual servants of a single Creator. Some historians argue that belief in angels represents a compromise with polytheism. There is a common agreement that ... More
Ancient Warfare: A Very Short Introduction

Ancient Warfare: A Very Short Introduction  

Harry Sidebottom

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2004
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776045
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192804709.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192804709
Ancient Warfare: A Very Short Introduction examines all aspects of ancient warfare, from philosophy and strategy to the technical skills needed to fight. How did wars shape ... More

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